CSULA Department of English | Composition Resources

The following handouts are part of the ENGL 101-1 base course. Please note that the department provides two base courses for ENGL 101; please ensure that you are accessing handouts for the correct course. (Handouts for the other ENGL 101 base course can be found at ENGL 101-2.)

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1-1 Reading Project

1-2 Topic: Gender Expectations

2-2 Developing an Essay

2-2 Topic: Gender Expectations (Revision)

3-1 Peer Review Samples

3-1 Peer Review: Three Levels of Response

3-2 Topic: Personal Growth and Success

4-1 Using Text

4-2 Peer Review Form

5-1 Some Very Common Problems

6-1 Modular Writing

6-1 Topic: Education

7-1 Style: Characters

7-2 Style: Actions

7-2 Style: Worksheet

8-1 Topic: American Dream

9-2 Style: Concision